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GMA X/4500/M/MHD/HD +64 bit kext 1.1

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--UPDATE MAY 19th--

the project john was working on was cancelled...

--UPDATE APR 29th--

just thought i would share the news here but on this page John has finally got QE/CI working on GMA 4500M, when the driver will be released idk but i will help him make a 64 bit driver of this as i am on mountain lion and i was getting pretty close myself but i couldn't figure it out so maybe with his knowledge of the driver and mine of the 64 bit kext we can finally have a fully supported up-to-date system!


--UPDATE APR 7th---

for those of you who are having problems with brightness on your computer's go here and follow the directions.it worked for me smile.png


--UPDATE SEPT 16th--

been looking at the comments and certain IGP's of GMA 4500 work fine others need fixes (DSDT) to work properly...

Does not work for desktops! :Intel G41 (GMA X4500) in tablets/desktops should work fine and may enable QE/CI

Intel GM45 (GMA 4500MHD) in laptops/tablets work fine need backlight fix

seems not to work for Q chipsets

Intel GS45 (GMA 4500MHD)seems unstable...

Intel GL40 works flawlessly (my chipset wink.png )

working on more info will update shortly wink.png

--UPDATE SEPT 15th--

hello everyone i am back from a long needed vacation smile.png

ok... well back to business

only thing that's different is.. im on windows.... and i haven't had many/any problems :/ guess i was wrong windows 7 is fine

now heres one reason i have windows.. im a gamer and recently lost one of my console's :'(

but ill try to help the best i can ok guys? smile.png and yes if your guessing i highly doubt QE/CI will ever be supported....but we may figure it out wink.png

--UPDATE AUG 2nd--

10.8 does support the 64 bit kexts :cool:


From this point on this page will be used to inform updates,

i have included a READ ME and other things

---UPDATE JULY 10th---

i put in the smbios i forgot to put in *my bad* but otherwise enjoy biggrin.png

---UPDATE JULY 9th---

i included dynamic kexts for your specific device id so u don't have to patch on your own (this took me an hour wink.png )

if u have a unlisted device message me and ill include it, they are in both 32 bit and 64 bit architecture so support for mountain lion

removed a few unnecessary files

---UPDATE JULY 8th---

Quartz Debug settings for performance: QE Enabled,QGL Enabled,BeamSync Disabled/OFF

macbook 4,1 smbios for better performance

voodoopowermini needed for macbook 4,1 smbios speedstep ill include it

plus with VPM you can set p-state limits when on ac/battery/and low battery in the info.plist

---UPDATE JULY 7th---

fixed unmodified kext and updated 2E32 DEV ID kext

---UPDATE JULY 3rd---

updated 32 bit kexts to 6.3.6 made september 2011

included unmodified kext incase someone has a unincluded kext for there dev id (which i could put in if u told me the dev ids wink.png )

less lag and more stable wink.png

no full QE/CI until the non FB kext works or someone makes a new kext (who knows it could be me wink.png )

---UPDATE JULY 1st---

software QE works i use quartz debug ill include it but be warned the CPU has limits!!

added kext for 2E32 device id wink.png

fixed kexts info.plist so theres no need to add dev ids wink.png but still patch them with the bash wink.png

---UPDATE JUNE 28th---

users with 2A42 use 2A42AppleIntelGMAX3100FB.kext if you get this line in verbose boot

IG: Invalid firmware max backlight setting or it don't work first time use GraphicsEnabler in chameleon then if u get both

IG: Invalid firmware max backlight setting

IG: Invalid firmware backlight level setting, your display should work;)

included system info you should know what to do with that wink.png

What's New in Version 1.1   See changelog


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hi macos665 Thanx

I install 2 kexts in laptop folder on my iatkos l2 32 bit

but i install kexts with kext wizard i do not your instruction

becuase i dont find any .bash file in graphics.7z

after install my brightness is very dark and QE not work but say gpu = 144

please help me

Thanxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx :victorious:

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hey macos665

i have installed snow leopard hazard 10.6.6i , i drag the 32-bit kext from folder "laptops" to kext helper b7 to install, then i reboot , i got the black screen after that

i use graphicsenabler=no/graphicsenabler=yes command and still got the black screen when i try to boot,

how to fix that ? or this kext wouldn't work on snow leopard distro ?

my specs : intel gma 4500mhd

vendor intel (0x8086)

device id 0x2a42

revision id 0x0007

thanks in advance

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hi macos665, following r my videos ids. can u compile a kext for me, please? also tell me how to install that kext

Type: GPU

Bus: Built-In

VRAM (Total): 64 MB of Shared System Memory

Vendor: Intel (0x8086)

Device ID: 0x2e32

Revision ID: 0x0003

Kernel Extension Info: No Kext Loaded



Resolution: 1024 x 768

Pixel Depth: 32-Bit Color (ARGB8888)

Main Display: Yes

Mirror: Off

Online: Yes

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i i nstalled 2e32gma 4500 64 bit.kext with kext helper also enabled graphics enabler in chamalion, also set quartz debug settings as u told, but after reeboot nothing changed,

i still can not play videos with vlc

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@macos665, my notebook is asus A43E with VGA intel HD3000, lion 10.7.4.

my problem: openGL no working. some application and games like angry birds can't play with error message "OpenGL 2.0 renderer not supported! Reason:

glewInit failed! Reason: Missing GL version

OpenGL 1.4 renderer not supported! Reason:

glewInit failed! Reason: Missing GL version"

it is my graphics info :

Chipset Model: Intel HD Graphics

Type: GPU

Bus: Built-In

Slot: Built In

VRAM (Total): 771 MB

Vendor: Intel (0x8086)

Device ID: 0x0106

Revision ID: 0x0009

ROM Revision: 0x00



Resolution: 1366 x 768

Pixel Depth: 32-Bit Color (ARGB8888)

Main Display: Yes

Mirror: Off

Online: Yes


I've tried several graphics drivers in here, but it still does not provide a solution.

any idea to fix this problem? thanks..

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THIS PACKAGE IS FOR GMA 4500 ONLY NOT INTEL HD OR ATI OR NVIDIA however try changing the info.plist's IOPCIPrimaryMatch to 0x01068086 ;)

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@macos665 can u help me to my webcam and mic to work, my webcam can work in facetime but when used it on skype, skype not detect it?

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why you not include in your app the boom 1.4 to equalized the sound of voodohda, i used that before it help a lot.

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